HEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME
The Bells for Peace
Virginia Union University
Completion of Phase I - the Electronic Component
The Board of Bells for Peace, Inc., in partnership with Virginia Union University (VUU), is proud to invite you to the historical dedication of new tower Peace Bells. This will complete Phase I of our project: the Electronic Component. The carillon of 63 tones, manufactured by the Verdin Company of Cincinnati , is being installed in the 161’ Vann Memorial Tower of the Belgian Friendship Building on the VUU campus. We invite you to the historical dedication of the electronic component which will eventually support bronze Peace Bells.The original Peace Bells ring from Hoover Tower of Stanford University.
Virginia Union University ’s Peace Bells will ring for access to excellence in Educational Programs, Healthcare, Housing, Employment and Justice – keys to a more peaceful world. Bells on college campuses also symbolize Liberty of Thought.
Dedication & Ringing of the Carillon Bells
WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
TIME: 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Belgian Friendship Building
Virginia Union University - 1500 N. Lombardy Street - Richmond , VA 23220